The new Export to File feature enables a user to export a report to a PDF or a PowerPoint file. The feature exports all report tabs with the filters set as they were at the time the report was published.
July 24, 2021
The colour of the Binokula bar can be customised. The setting is on the ‘Administration / Portal Settings’ page.
The user ‘signed in as’ can be viewed by placing the mouse pointer under the Binokula logo at the bottom of the Binokula bar.
July 15, 2019
Dataset refresh history can now be viewed through the Admin Portal under "Portal Settings". Refresh history shows the last 10 refreshes.
Report ID can be passed as a parameter in the SSO redirect. This allows users to be directed straight to desired reports.
Binokula now supports multiple Power BI workspaces. Reports in located within different workspaces will now appear on Binokula. Workspaces will have to have your respective tenants admin account as a member of the workspace.
Admin reports are now embedded into the admin portal. Admins do not need to SSO into the admin tenant to view admin reports.
April 30, 2019
Admins can sort by columns in the User Management, Report Group, and User Group pages.
Search functions are now available in the Report Group and User Group pages.
All Admin checkbox forms have been replaced by tables with clickable actions beside them. This increases app performance and speed.
April 10, 2019
Color theme to match our all new brochure site at Binokula.com
Admins can now set their organization name through portal settings. Organization names will be used in automated emails sent out to users and other front facing features that labels your tenant.
Failed login attempts by a user is now limited to 5. After 5 failed attempts the user will be timed out for 30 minutes.
April 3, 2019
Reports that exist in your tenant but do not exist in your Power BI Workspace will be indicated on Admin Report Management.
RLS Alias can be assigned and enabled through our SSO API.
December 20, 2018
User Groups. This feature allows admins to create groups of users then assign them to multiple report groups. This makes managing multiple users on what reports they can access easier. Refer to the Admin Guide for more details.
Timezone selection is now available for Admin Reporting purposes.
Reports that have their RLS configured incorrectly will display an error message on the report page when a user tries to access them.
October 29, 2018
Admins are now able to view their tenants admin secret in Portal Settings.
Admins can reset their Publisher account password under Portal Settings.
October 2, 2018
Admins now have the option of setting a maximum number of days a user can be inactive before their account is disabled. Admins are able to re-enable disabled accounts if desired. Default number of days before a user is disabled is 30 days.
We have now provided a demo page which contains demo users. This page allows anyone to try Binokula as sample users and see how each user views Binokula differently.
Admins can now test user accounts through SSO links. This allows admins to check what a users account can see or do when they login to Binokula.
Admin icons now display correctly on certain iPads.
September 11, 2018
Users can now be Enabled or Disabled in the User Management section. The next release will incorporate an auto-disable feature for inactive users for administrators that wish to use this feature.
The API also allows for the enabling or disabling of users.
Binokula Documentation is live and hosted on https://binokula.github.io. The release notes have also been moved to the documentation section.
SSO API has optional existingusersonly parameter added. This can be used to stop users from being auto-created.
The noreply password reset email domain has been changed to binokula.com.
August 13, 2018
Azure AD SSO Integration. If your company uses Azure AD, you should be able to authenticate automatically. We will continue to streamline this process as part of our next release
Mobile Paging Support. This release enables controls on the mobile view to jump across report pages.
Azure REDIS Failover Upgrade. As part of the 30 minutes outage (our first in over 3 months) we experienced on Azure REDIS last week, we have added redundancy and failover for Azure REDIS.
July 31, 2018
Binokula.app URL is live. Branding will begin to change to Binokula.app
First version of Mobile support is live! Feel free to create a mobile view for the first page of your report. Navigation controls are coming soon.
Home page supports tenant lookups. Enter your email address and you will be directed to your tenant automatically. Check it out by going to https://Binokula.app
Email with hyphens now supported as a valid email address.
Improved back-end monitoring and error notifications for our sysadmins. If an error occurs we'll know about it.
July 12, 2018
Release Notes published
Portal Auto Close Option fix for Edge V41
July 4, 2018
Portal Settings added to allow redirect or tab close on logout.
June 28, 2018
Admins can now request a password reset on behalf of a user.
Password reset workflow streamlined to complete the user's email and provide auto-logon.
Auto-show report and set to default if user can only access one report
Report Refresh button clears report cache and ensure all users see the latest list of reports available
June 19, 2018
Admin report is now accessible on open4bi.com/admin
Report refresh button is now green and more obvious
June 11, 2018
Breadcrumb added on top of the admin page
List Report Groups a report belongs to on Report page
Enable search for users in both Report Groups and User Management section
Add/Remove link now replaces checkbox for user on Report Groups
June 5, 2018
Report Groups added, allowing admins to specify which users can see which reports
May 23, 2018
Refresh report in app from Power BI
Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement added to logon page